Plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress
The plates, numbered consecutively, are issued with each volume with special t.-p., later combined into volumes with general t.-p.: Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British museum. By Sir George F. Hampson, bart. Plates. vol. I-III. London, 1898/1901-
Pages 31 and 32 ripped on top, from page 427 to page 434 page numbers missing because of rip on top.